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Posted - 06/01/2010 :  9:58:46 PM  Show Profile Send NastiJ a Private Message  Reply with Quote

Rogue knitters encamped along the Berkeley-Oakland border with lawn chairs, tea cakes and knitting projects to protest the city of Berkeley's order that they remove an 8-foot knitted tea cozy they sewed over the T in a public sculpture they believe insults Oakland.

Nancy J.

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Posted - 06/02/2010 :  2:06:49 PM  Show Profile Send queen of the east a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Yah, haha! While I was completing my studies at Berkeley I lived in Oakland. I have a great fondness for both places. When I was there it was all here to me. Love the knitters.

Ann in Montreal
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Posted - 06/22/2010 :  10:00:43 PM  Show Profile Send lella a Private Message  Reply with Quote

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Posted - 06/23/2010 :  03:18:38 AM  Show Profile  Visit Lanea's Homepage Send Lanea a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ooh, I like those knitters. What a great way to criticize a divisive public sculpture without actually defacing it. I hope they get to leave it up.

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Posted - 06/23/2010 :  3:42:52 PM  Show Profile Send eldergirl a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Me too!

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